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See and Be Seen in Lincoln Electric's VIKING Welding Helmets

Lincoln Electric’s VIKING auto-darkening welding helmets offer student welders the best optical clarity available today. Advanced options include 4C Lens Technology and large viewing areas. VIKING helmets improve visibility and reduce eye strain, helping to provide students of all skill levels a clear view of weld puddles. Every series of VIKING helmets includes models that feature bold graphic designs. Multiple price points are available to accommodate budgets of every size.

Helmets with a Perfect Optical Clarity Rating

VIKING® 1740 VIKING® 1840 VIKING® 2450 VIKING® 3350
1/1/1/1 OPTICAL CLARITY YES YES YES YES
4C™ LENS TECHNOLOGY NO YES YES YES
PIVOT-STYLE HEAD GEAR NO YES YES YES
VIEW SIZE IN. (MM) 3.78 x 1.67 (96 x 42.5) 3.78 x 1.85 (96 x 47) 3.82 x 2.44 (97 x 62) 3.74 x 3.34 (95 x 85)
LENS SWITCHING SPEED (SEC) 1/25,000 1/25,000 1/25,000 1/25,000
VARIABLE SHADE/CONTROL 9-13 Internal 9-13 Internal 5-13 Internal 5-13 Internal
MAGNIFYING “CHEATER” LENS COMPATIBLE YES YES YES YES
GRIND MODE SHADE/CONTROL DIN 4 / Internal 3.5 / External 3.5 / Internal 3.5 / Internal
LIGHT SENSITIVITY CONTROL Variable Continuous Continuous Continuous
DELAY CONTROL 0.10-1.0 0.10-1.0 0.10-1.0 0.10-1.0
ARC SENSORS 2 2 4 4
TIG AMP RATING ≥ 5 Amp AC/DC DC > 3 Amp AC > 5 Amp DC > 2 Amp AC > 2 Amp DC > 2 Amp AC > 2 Amp
WEIGHT OZ. (G) 18.6 (528) 18.8 (533) 21 (595) 21 (595)
WARRANTY 2 Years 3 Years 3 Years 3 Years

Improves Visibility and Reduces Eye Strain

Inactive State – Previous 1/1/1/1 Inactive (Left) and NEW 4C Inactive: Active State – Previous 1/1/1/1 Optical Clarity (Left) and NEW 4C 1/1/1/1 Clarity: Lincoln Electric’s 4C ADF Technology improves the performance of the lens in the 4 most important categories to student welders: Clarity: Optical clarity rating is 1/1/1/1 Color: Real color view reduces lime green tint Carat: Light-weight Cut: Even shade from any angle The 4C Lens Technology offers these additional benefits:

  • 4C Lens Technology offers a larger viewing area, providing a full range of vision in relation to the welding area, which enhances operator control
  • 4C Lens Technology is ideal for multiple welding processes, including Stick, MIG and TIG
  • Improved view of weld puddle enables students to create better quality welds
  • Longer battery life
  • Available on Viking 1840, 2450 and 3350 Series Welding Helmets

Top-of-the-Line Helmet with Largest Viewing Area

  • 4C Lens Technology provides best optical clarity available in a welding helmet today
  • Offers the largest viewing area in its class
  • Pivot-style headgear is designed for greater comfort and optimal fit
  • Perfect 1/1/1/1 optical clarity rating (EN379)
  • Longer battery life
  • 3350 Series offers the widest selection of helmet graphics choices

Economical Helmet Offers Weld and Grind Mode

  • Perfect 1/1/1/1 Optical Clarity
  • Variable 9-13 Shade, Sensitivity and Delay Control
  • Weld and Grind Mode
  • Hard hat and magnifying cheater lens compatible
  • User replaceable AAA batteries
  • Variable 9-13 shade, sensitivity and delay control
  • Auto on/off functionality
  • Test mechanism and LED low battery indicator
  • Hard hat and cheater lens compatible
  • User-replaceable AAA batteries